Currajong Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Currajong (4812) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1112 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Currajong is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Currajong was 2,628 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Currajong is 37 years of age.

81.9% of people living in the suburb of Currajong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.3% Philippines, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% India, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Cook Islands, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Fiji, 0.2% Japan.

87.9% of people living in Currajong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 0.9% Tagalog, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Currajong is 27.9% Catholic, 23.9% No religion, 17.6% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Baptist.

40.2% of people are married, 40.0% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 117 widowed people living in Currajong.

62.4% of the people living in Currajong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.7% are working on a part time basis. Currajong has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Currajong are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Professionals, 11.9% Labourers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.9% Managers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Currajong work in are 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 10.8% Construction, 8.8% Education and training, 8.6% Manufacturing, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

28.6% of homes are fully owned, and 32.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $586 per week and the median household income is $1042 per week.

The median rent in Currajong is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Currajong postcode 4812

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